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A new audit has found that the U.S. military is likely to encounter hurdles in the operations of deployed antimissile assets in Europe.
International authorities said Syria did not meet a Sunday goal date for sending most of its chemical arms overseas, the Xinhua News Agency reports.
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April 15, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Nuclear Materials Security , Nuclear Smuggling and Materials Trafficking
Scientists may have discovered how they can reprogram X-ray scanners to more effectively spot bomb-usable nuclear materials in airline bags.
April 15, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Weapons Programs , Tactical/Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons , Bombers
A project to revamp the U.S. B-61 nuclear bomb achieved a key milestone when one of its new variants passed a first full-scale, wind-tunnel test.
The Pentagon on Monday criticized a Russian jet's repeated buzzing of a U.S. antimissile ship sailing in international waters in the Black Sea.
Former British defense leaders on Monday warned Scotland that NATO would find it "unacceptable" if U.K. nuclear arms were expelled from their base at Faslane.
April 15, 2014 | Deterrence , Extended Deterrence , Tactical/Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons , Delivery Systems
Some NATO member states find increasing value in U.S. nuclear arms deployed in Europe, amid continued worries about Russian actions in Ukraine.
Quote of the Day
Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren, on the recent buzzing by a Russian fighter jet of a U.S. antimissile warship in the Black Sea.
I would have difficulty believing that two Russian pilots, on their own, would choose to take such an action.